Meet our great team.
The Macrobiotic Association is a voluntary organisation made up of a group of elected directors and the membership. We represent a broad spectrum of macrobiotics and aim to be a positive, harmonious, constructive group when working with other macrobiotic organisations, teachers, schools and individuals.
Our Directors: Simon Brown, Ariel Perea Diaz, Anna Mackenzie, Marion Price, Valentina Deva Ray and Shirley Roach.
Simon is the author of Modern Day Macrobiotics and Macrobiotics For Life and a macrobiotic practitioner, macrobiotic consultant and macrobiotic teacher living in London UK.
ARIEL PEREA DIAZ
Ariel, a practising architect, has been involved in the world of macrobiotics and wellbeing for several years. Ariel is actively involved in the activities of the association, and now looks after association memberships.
Anna has been teaching, catering for events and retreats and leading workshops in Macrobiotic cooking and nutrition, home-remedies, yoga, shiatsu, healing, movement, philosophy and Interior Alignment for over 30 years in many countries.
Passionate about nature, the environment and creating a more just and peaceful world, Marion sees that a macrobiotic way of life is an important part of the way forward for people and planet.
VALENTINA DEVA RAY
Valentina is a Macrobiotic Advisor and Coach who studied Healing and Macrobiotics for a long time, along with training at prestigious schools like the Concorde Institute and the Animas Centre of Coaching in London, among others. She created the Art of Holistic and offers bespoke consultations and coaching.
Becoming a life coach has been a natural progression for Shirley, as she has studied psychology, eastern and western philosophy, macrobiotics, meditation, shiatsu massage, reiki as well as healing and connection therapy.
Giulio, an aclaimed international photographer and Creative Director, has long been involved in the work of the Macrobiotic Association, and is fully involved with the Association’s website and day to day content management.
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